Rutherford County

Auto Emission Testing Likely to End for Rutherford County by January 2022

Apr 29, 2021 at 10:50 am by WGNS

Talks of ending auto emission testing in Rutherford County continue and it now looks promising that the end is in sight.Rutherford County Deputy to the Mayor Steve Sandlin tol.... Read More

$8,500 Zero Turn Radius Lawnmower Purchased by way of FRAUD in Murfreesboro

Apr 28, 2021 at 12:04 pm by WGNS

A costly zero turn radius lawnmower was fraudulently purchased in Murfreesboro and police want help in determining the name of the buyer.Detectives were able to capture a phot.... Read More

Anna Young Wins Tennessee Right to Life's 22nd Annual Pro-Life Oratory Contest for High School Students

Apr 28, 2021 at 11:42 am by WGNS

“If abortion is so empowering, why does the culture have to disguise it to make it seem more appealing to society. They use talking points and euphemisms to deceive&hell.... Read More

THIS SATURDAY: JazzFest 2021 on the Murfreesboro Square

Apr 28, 2021 at 11:35 am by WGNS

JazzFest will be on the downtown Murfreesboro square this coming Saturday (May 1, 2021). Main Street Executive Director Sarah Callender told WGNS some of the highlights of the.... Read More

UPDATE: Gun Confiscated from Student Vehicle at Oakland High School

Apr 28, 2021 at 10:17 am by WGNS

A gun was confiscated from a student’s car Tuesday (4/27/21) at Oakland High School, after an administrator noticed the car was parked illegally and appeared to hav.... Read More

Rutherford County Fire Rescue Water Rescue Personnel Honored with Medal of Valor

Apr 28, 2021 at 09:52 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Four Rutherford County Fire Rescue personnel were recently honored with the esteemed medal of valor for rescuing a man and his thirteen-year-old da.... Read More

Missing Person Case Closed - Subject Found Safe

Apr 28, 2021 at 09:01 am by WGNS

A 44-year-old woman who was reported as missing in the Rutherford County area has been safely located, according to the Murfreesboro Police Department.Shannon Cowan was report.... Read More

National Work Zone Awareness Week: April 26-30, 2021

Apr 27, 2021 at 10:20 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—This week is National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW).NWZAW is in its 21st year and is a national public awareness campaign that spreads the.... Read More

Inmates at Rutherford County Adult Detention Center Discuss Escape Plan

Apr 26, 2021 at 11:39 am by WGNS

Rutherford County Adult Detention Center deputies took immediate action to prevent a potential escape plan discussed by inmates Saturday, Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh said.The indivi.... Read More

Rutherford Co. legislative delegation opposes landfill

Apr 26, 2021 at 10:36 am by WGNS

The Rutherford County Legislative Delegation consisting of Representatives Bryan Terry, MD, Charlie Baum, Tim Rudd, and Mike Sparks and Senators Dawn White and Shane Reeves ar.... Read More

Read To Succeed 17th Annual Read To Bee 6th Grade Spelling Bee

Apr 22, 2021 at 12:48 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, TN - The 17th annual Read To Succeed “Read To Bee Spelling Bee” sponsored by Redstone Federal Credit Union and Jennings and Rebecca Jones Founda.... Read More

COMING UP: Saturday Drug Take-Back at the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office in Murfreesboro

Apr 22, 2021 at 09:36 am by WGNS

Old and unused medicines, liquid medicines and a small amount of needles may be brought to the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office for safe disposal Saturday.Deputies wil.... Read More

New Legislation in Tennessee Requires Burial or Cremation of Aborted Child

Apr 21, 2021 at 03:57 pm by WGNS

State Rep. Tim Rudd, R-Murfreesboro, and State Sen. Janice Bowling, R-Tullahoma, successfully guided passage of the Unborn Child Dignity Act through both chambers of the Ten.... Read More

Rutherford County Traffic Safety Task Force Releases Details of Citations in 40 to 40 Operation

Apr 21, 2021 at 11:57 am by WGNS

Eighty-one drivers received citations for speeding last Friday during “Operation 40 to 40” on Interstate 840 from Dickson County to Wilson County, a Tennessee High.... Read More

UPDATE: Shooting on I-24 near Smyrna

Apr 21, 2021 at 11:40 am by WGNS

A man escaped injury when another driver fired two bullets into his car Monday morning on Interstate 24 near Smyrna, a Rutherford County Sheriff’s detective said.Driver.... Read More

Blair Named Rutherford County’s Public Health Assistant Director

Apr 21, 2021 at 10:58 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Health Department (RCHD) announced Friday that John Blair will serve as the County’s new Public Health Assistant Director.T.... Read More

New Front Doors for New Homes: Sims Lifecycle Services and Rutherford County Area Habitat for Humanity Open Doors for Affordable Homeownership

Apr 21, 2021 at 10:10 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN (April 21, 2021) – Sims Lifecycle Services has partnered with Rutherford County Area Habitat for Humanity (RCHFH) to provide front doors for the next 10.... Read More

Local Habitat for Humanity Program to Receive Boost in Funding to help with 15 New Homes

Apr 20, 2021 at 10:16 am by WGNS

A $300,000 check presentation will take place on Wednesday and that check will benefit the local Habitat for Humanity program in Rutherford County.An FHLB Cincinnati Affordabl.... Read More

Fundraiser to Help the Library in Eagleville, TN

Apr 20, 2021 at 08:24 am by WGNS

A special evening in May will help to raise funds for the local library system. Lance Lee who is part of the Rutherford County Library Foundation Board of Directors stated...F.... Read More

Deaths of Camara Harris and Anthony Davis Investigated as Apparent Murder-Suicide

Apr 20, 2021 at 07:01 am by WGNS

What has been labeled a murder-suicide took place this past Friday just over the Rutherford County line in Antioch. The incident is being investigated by the Metro Nashville P.... Read More